Major industry challenges for 2022

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Major industry challenges for 2022

Listed below are some of the major identified industry challenges of 2022 and how Fast Automation may be able to assist in these areas.

Skilled worker shortage

Staff shortages (COVID-19 related) or skills shortages.

How can we assist?

  • Project planning & management
  • Maintenance & support (Service agreements)
  • Safety reviews & audits
  • Installation services
  • Site automation systems, remote monitoring

Maximising Automation

Uncertainty and a fall in revenue has slowed many industry plans for future automation.

How can we assist?

On-site automation inspection and project consultation to determine:  

  • Costing of potential improvements or upgrades to existing systems
  • Robotic solution investigations to reduce costs and improve productivity 
  • Reduce risk from system security vulnerabilities 
  • Machine efficiency and OEE improvements

Supply chain disruptions & inventory uncertainty

The global component shortage along with blown out supply chain lead times have contributed to losses in production, project delays, spares shortages and maintenance delays. 

How can we assist?

  • Sourcing of critical spares
  • Upgrade and technological migration strategies  
  • Warehouse automation & inventory control systems solutions

If you are facing these or any other challenges that we may be able to assist you with, please contact us to arrange an appointment.


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Written by Brad Roach & Mitchell Burrows at Fast Automation Pty Ltd.

Based in Australia, Fast Automation has over twenty years of experience in the automation industry and has performed thousands of world-first, mission critical automation projects.

Fast Automation are highly passionate about helping clients do more for less and do it for longer, better, safer and faster. Leading the industry for new and innovative technologies, Fast Automation are currently integrators of a range of automation systems.

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